Understanding The Dental Dangers Associated With Teeth Grinding

It's never too late to assess your smile and determine if improvements can be made. For instance, misaligned teeth can easily be corrected during adulthood. Patients are increasingly opting for Invisalign clear aligners to give them the beautiful smile they've always wanted. In some cases, however, the roadblock to a brilliant smile isn't just cosmetic. [...]

Adult Dentistry of Ballantyne Looks at Aging and Your Smile

Adult Dentistry of Ballantyne is always happy to answer any questions or concerns. After all, resolving your smile dilemmas is our specialty. As we grow older, our bodies experience many changes. At the same time, our mouth, teeth and gums can undergo some drastic changes depending on our lifestyle, medications and other factors. Staying aware [...]

Popcorn Can Be A Smile Damager So Snack With Caution

Adult Dentistry of Ballantyne applauds healthy snack choices. Popcorn made without butter and hydrogenated oil and only lightly salted definitely falls into this category. It's by far the better choice compared to sugary, fatty snacks like candy bars and snack cakes. The concern with popcorn comes from its potential to damage your smile. Popcorn kernels, [...]

April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month: Here’s What You Should Know

Adult Dentistry of Ballantyne wants you to feel secure about the health and well-being of your mouth. Help Dr. Robert Harrell and his dedicated and friendly team observe Oral Cancer Awareness Month by booking a comprehensive oral exam. Your dental checkup will include palpating the tongue and tissues for lumps or bumps and noting any [...]

Let’s Discuss the Benefits of Tongue Scraping

Did you know that the majority of your oral bacteria live and flourish on your tongue? Well, it's true and it explains why tongue scraping is a simple but important element of regular mouthcare. Scraping is easily accomplished with an inexpensive tool you can pick up from any drugstore. (If you don't want to [...]

Is The Health Of Your Smile At Risk From Bruxism?

Protecting your teeth from nighttime grinding is essential for maintaining a healthy, gleaming smile. Dr. Robert Harrell and his skilled team at Adult Dentistry of Ballantyne frequently find themselves delivering the news to a surprised patient that grinding (clinically known as bruxism) is an issue. Telltale indications that can be detected during regular checkups include [...]

Straighten Your Teeth at Adult Dentistry, Your Invisalign Headquarters

Make Adult Dentistry of Ballantyne your first choice for securing Invisalign clear braces in Charlotte. Dr. Robert Harrell has extensive experience in all facets of cosmetic dentistry, including straightening teeth with Invisalign. To learn more about how this simple treatment can completely remake your smile, check out this video: https://youtu.be/IisCpYAaX5U Your Consultation Awaits Adult Dentistry [...]

Dental Sedation Offers Happy, Relaxed Care For Your Smile

While visiting the dentist is not high on anyone’s list of favorite things to do, for some people the anxiety goes way beyond the usual. Thankfully, Dr. Robert Harrell and his highly skilled staff at Adult Dentistry of Ballantyne understand the fear and can alleviate it through a variety of sedation methods. Many patients are [...]

ADOB: Dental Abscesses Are a Serious Health Issue

Coming out of the holidays, when candy and desserts have been abundant, Dr. Robert Harrell and the dedicated team at Adult Dentistry of Ballantyne remind you to pay extra attention to your teeth. Left unattended to, your smile can suffer dramatically, even leading to a possible serious infection known as a dental abscess that can [...]

Laser Dentistry Solutions from Adult Dentistry of Ballantyne

If fear of the dentist is keeping you from receiving care, Adult Dentistry of Ballantyne wants you to sit back and relax. Dr. Robert Harrell and our highly qualified team can ensure that your visit is a cinch with sedation dentistry. Plus, our cutting-edge tools and techniques will increase treatment time and decrease discomfort. For [...]

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